Charla Brautigam, Assisant Director of Community Relations for School District 210, updates the community on the latest happenings at Lincoln-Way schools.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Sunday, April 15, 2012
After his son was diagnosed with leukemia, Carl Allegretti began running to raise money for cancer research. On Monday, April 16, he continues his fundraising by competing in the Boston Marathon.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
After his son was diagnosed with leukemia, Carl Allegretti began running to fight cancer. On April 16, the Frankfort resident will run the Boston Marathon to raise money for research.
About five years ago, Carl Allegretti was spending most of his days at Chicago's Children's Memorial Hospital. His oldest son, Joey, had been diagnosed with leukemia and was going through treatments at the medical center. Each time Allegretti left the facility, he would see a flyer touting a marathon running team that raised money for the hospital. After a while, though, the former marathoner started taking the signs as, well, a sign. Allegretti joined the team, and in 2010, he ran the Chicago Marathon, raising $80,000 for the hospital. "It was my first marathon in eight years," said Allegretti, the chairman and CEO of Deloitte Tax in Chicago. "It was hard, but you know what, I was not going to stop running, because I had a commitment I …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
If Frankfort Patch editor Joe Vince earns at least $250 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, he'll go from redheaded to bald-headed. Find out how you can donate.
I'll admit that despite being four U.S. presidents removed from high school I can sometimes be susceptible to peer pressure. This has led to some rather unfortunate fashion and grooming choices in the past (hello, ironic Hawaiian shirts). That's why it seems appropriate that the actions of students and staff at Lincoln-Way North High School and New Lenox editor Michael Sewall have pushed me to participate in Frankfort's St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser Sunday, March 25, at Jameson's Pub. The event, which is being organized by the Frankfort Police Department, has a goal of $10,000, and it's about halfway to it. My goal is to raise at least $250 for the charity that helps fund cancer research for children. If I reach that goal, I will go…
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Carl Allegretti, chairman and CEO for Deloitte Tax, will help the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team try to earn $4.8 million next month.
Next month, Carl Allegretti won't simply be running the Boston Marathon for personal achievement. The Frankfort resident also will be doing it to raise money for cancer research. READ: Silver Cross Doctor Climbs Hancock's Stairs to Honor Her Dad Allegretti, the chairman and CEO of Deloitte Tax, will participate in the April 16 marathon as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team, which plans to earn $4.8 million for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, a teaching facility of Harvard Medical School and a leading cancer care and research center. The team has raised more than $52 million for the institute since beginning in 1990. To support Allegretti and donate to the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge, go to the team's website, call (…
Monday, February 27, 2012
Members of the Lincoln-Way North High School Community helped raise money for cancer research Friday by getting their head shaved.
More than two dozen students, parents and faculty members from Lincoln-Way North High School shaved their heads Friday, Feb. 24, to raise money for childhood cancer research for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. As of Friday evening, the L-W North event had raised about $12,000 for the group that funds childhood cancer research grants said Coley O'Connell, a North teacher who is also the event's sponsor. Their goal is to raise $20,000. For more information about their efforts, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and how you can support the Lincoln-Way North effort, visit the event's website. Check out this story's media gallery to watch video from the event. You also can upload your own photos and videos from Friday there.